• Global Innovation China Engine

    We help companies explore the possibilities of innovation to accelerate business growth and generate high returns


    The business world is constantly changing and companies need to innovate and actively respond to unknown challenges with agile action and an open mind. At the same time, in line with growing cultural pluralism and economic globalization, cooperation and win-win models has become the primary strategy for realizing rapid corporate development.

    XNode starts from entrepreneurs, connects the resources of large enterprises, and brings together the power of investment institutions, academia, government innovation agencies, and accelerators/incubators to gradually build a diverse entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem.


    XNode’s connected ecosystem helps companies to explore innovation opportunities and use proven methodologies and efficient organizational structures to enable innovation to grow businesses at lightning speed and generate high returns.



    XNode’s Venture Building is an all-new acceleration model. By matching the creativity, talents, and resources within the innovation ecosystem, we have formed a completely independent innovation vehicle, bringing advanced technologies to market within 9-months, and rapidly scaling businesses based on proven startup models.


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    XNode’s Scaleup Program is a cross-border startup acceleration service with an emphasis on providing holistic, instructive, and practical content. The program covers three key phases: cross-border mentoring, access to industry decision makers, and partner building. Currently, XNode has partnered with innovation agencies in five countries - Australia, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Italy - establishing bilateral cross-border channels to accelerate startups’ entry into new markets.


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    XNode's Corporate Innovation Program is a customized service based on the localization of mature Western open innovation methodologies, complemented by lean entrepreneurship and design thinking. We focus on identifying opportunities from real pain points of large enterprises, attaching importance to the process of innovation, and demanding quantifiable business output.


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    XNode Jingan space is located in the overseas Chinese Building of Jingan commercial circle, the heart of the city with extremely convenient transportation. Here, we provide comfortable office space, spacious event venues, a fragrant café, a beautiful balcony, and a small and exquisite mini golf course. We integrate leisure, openness, freedom, enthusiasm and other elements to provide the entrepreneurial team with the most international entrepreneurial space, experience different office experiences and be a part of the development of different companies.


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    Our Zhangjiang Space is an 8,000 sq meter entrepreneurial flagship complex, located in Zhangjiang Innopark. It is a technological landmark and major source of innovation in Shanghai. ZhangJiang Space is jointly created by XNode and Zhangjiang Science & Technology Venture Capital. Our coworking spaces are committed to providing corporate innovation services, connecting, collaborating and partnering amongst entrepreneurs and to awaken intrapreneurs. Since operations started in 2017, the Zhangjiang Space has attracted many teams of startups, with the main focus on industries such as smart hardware, robotics, biomedicine and technological services.


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    1121+ XNoders in Our Community

    97% NPS on Acceleration Programs

    43 Cross-border Startups Accelerated from 7 Countries

    152M+ USD Raised by Startups in our Programs

    249 Corporate Innovators Participated in 64 Corporate Acceleration Projects

    160M+ USD Revenue Generated for Corporate Innovators


    A Global Platform

    with Chinese roots


    We operate globally with offices in Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris and Eindhoven. We can therefore easily support and build innovation across the globe. Our team in Shanghai consists of 8 different nationalities while the large majority of our team is Chinese.

    We are the leading private corporate accelerator in China


    We‘re proud to be pioneering corporate open innovation in China without any government funding, and have proven to deliver measurable business impact for our clients.

    We operate like a startup. We understand the corporation.


    Our team is composed of entrepreneurs and corporate innovators in Chinese and international environments. We understand what it takes to drive innovation to result.

    Our programs are highly customized and localized


    We are able adapt to the needs and challenges of our stakeholders and don’t believe in one-solution-fits-all acceleration.

    We do not invest

    in startups


    There is no bias or conflict of interest when building collaboration between startups and corporates.

    We are building a top-notch Chinese Innovation ecosystem


    By working closely with academia, Chinese government, startups, scaleups and corporations.


    XNode Joined the ARTC Startup Challenge 2020 Accelerator Program

    September 18, 2020
    XNode is excited to partner with Found8 in the ARTC Startup Challenge 2020 Accelerator Program! Together, we look forward to working with 6 leading #AI #startups to create value for multiple world-class corporations!


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    XNode builds a partnership with 5-HT Digital Hub Chemistry & Health

    August 28, 2020
    XNode is very excited to announce our partnership with The 5-HT Digital Hub Chemistry & Health, Europe's fastest growing digital chemistry & health ecosystem. 5-HT is part of the Digital Hub Initiative (de:hub) initiated by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy to promote digital innovation in Germany.


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    2020 Singapore GIA Acceleration Programme Kickoff

    July 27, 2020

    As a partner of the Global Innovation Alliance, XNode is working with Enterprise Singapore to launch a new round of the China-Singapore Innovation Launchpad Acceleration Programme on July 27, 2020. In the post-COVID 19 eras, let’s start a new exploration of technological innovation and business transformation.


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